Marywood University to present Tuba Christmas Nov. 29 at Viewmont Mall

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SCRANTON — Marywood University’s music, theatre, and dance department will present Tuba Christmas at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29 at the Viewmont Mall. The performance is free and open to the public.

Tuba Christmas is directed and conducted by Michael Parker, lecturer in the music, theatre and dance department at Marywood University. Tuba and euphonium players of all ages and abilities are welcome to perform. Registration for the performance will take place at 3 p.m., with a rehearsal at 4 p.m., at the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts on the university’s campus.

There is a $10 registration fee to perform, which will benefit The Harvey Phillips Foundation, whic provides scholarships to high school students in their pursuit of further their academic interests in college. Harvey Phillips was inspired to create Tuba Christmas as an annual event honoring his mentor and teacher, the late, great tubist, William J. Bell.

Tuba Christmas is celebrating its 44th anniversary. Concerts are presented in nearly 300 cities throughout the United States and in foreign countries.

For more information, contact Michael Parker, mfparker@marywood.edu, or call the music, theatre and dance department at Marywood University at 570-348-6268.

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